CAMPANULA latifolia var. macrantha

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CAMPANULA latifolia var. macrantha

Bellflower
[Amethyst]
Select Item No. CA158

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Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Campanulaceae
Origin: Europe to Kashmir: mountain forests.
Special Features: The most valuable of the tall bell flowers. Preferred fertile, neutral to calcareous soils. With sufficient moisture CAMPANULA latifolia var. macrantha can also be used in a sunny spot. Very nice, large bells. The flowers are darker and larger than the species.
 
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: lilac-blue
Natural Flowering Period: June - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z6
Foliage: simple, basal cordate, upper broadly lanceolate usually not petiolated, serrate, green
Growth Habit: erect / rhizomatous
Height with Flowers: 90 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: lime-loving, calcareous / moist / humus rich, fertile
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.33333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
autumn - early spring
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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